David discusses the key ideas for safely and effectively adjusting standing forward bend. Learn which adjustments might be helpful in this posture.
This month David highlights the soleus muscles. Learn where these lower leg muscles are found, what they do, and what yoga postures use them.
In this article, David sums up the conversation on injury in yoga. He suggests a new conversation that empowers yoga practitioners and teachers to make informed decisions on yoga and risk.
This month David answers the question: How should I work with SI joint pain in warrior 1? David describes how you can change the position of the body to direct less pressure into the SI joints in warrior 1.
David breaks down parsvottanasana or intense side-stretching pose. Learn what components allow or restrict movement in this posture. Understand what patterns can be established to evolve this pose over time.
This month David highlights the gastrocnemius muscles. Learn where these lower leg muscles are found, what they do, and what yoga postures use them.
Based on our survey of over 2000 yoga practitioners, David shares practitioners’ experiences of yoga injuries and the contexts in which they happened.
This month, David answers the question: Should we jump into plank or chaturanga position? David describes the difference between these two movements and explains why either could be the right choice, depending on the situation.
In this post, David answers the question: how do I create a strong yoga practice? David discusses what it means to create a strong yoga practice and shares some suggestions for cultivating strength.
This month David is highlighting the internal and external intercostal muscles. Take a look at where these important breathing muscles attach, what actions they do, and how they are used in yoga practice.